Saad shines as Omar CC cruises into semifinals


Karachi: An all-round performance by discarded Pakistan all-rounder Saad Naseem guided defending champions Omar Cricket Club into semifinals of 3rd Naya Nazimabad Ramzan Cup T-20 Cricket Festival 2015 here at Lawai Cricket Stadium.

Saad claimed three wickets for only 13 runs and later scored 13 important runs to play pivotal role in Omar CCs comprehensive six-wicket quarterfinal triumph against Candyland.

Candyland batted first in the match and put on board a modest total of 116 runs before losing all of their wickets in 20th over. Behram Khan top scored for the side with 35 off 45 balls. Saad Naseem and Mohammad Nawaz shared six wickets between them.

Omer CC in reply reached the target with six wickets in hand in 17th overs. Nauman Anwar scored 30 off 20 balls while Fazal Subhan (26 runs) and Saad Naseem (13 runs) also batted well for the winning team.